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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

#3 of 30 things to do in West Yellowstone Features Animals
201 South Canyon, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-7001
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It was ok

Not really what we expected but we did get to see 3 of the 8 bears since they rotate them you don't... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Xenagirl
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Ocoee, FL
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Real bears and wolves

Rescue center for bears, wolves, and large birds. Very knowledgeable staff, feeding times... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
caryn8282
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Roslyn, New York
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See LIVE grizzlies and wolves at this AZA Accredited, Not-for-Profit Wildlife Park and Educational Facility. Activities include: Keeper Kid's (hide food for the bears), live Bird-of-Prey Exhibits, view two separate wolf packs from the Naturalist Cabin, Wolf Enrichment, Safety in Bear Country Programs, Yellowstone Park Ranger Talks, a World-Class Bear museum, intriguing films and presentations. Open 365 days (GWDC bears DO NOT hibernate). Admission is good for two consecutive days. One block from Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“birds of prey” (106 reviews)
“non profit” (78 reviews)
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201 South Canyon, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not really what we expected but we did get to see 3 of the 8 bears since they rotate them you don't see all 8. We were there for a program of "scenting" the area fir a pair of the wolves which was interesting. I...More

Thank Xenagirl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Rescue center for bears, wolves, and large birds. Very knowledgeable staff, feeding times, lectures, great for kids Guide you can download on phone and listen

Thank caryn8282
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We looked forward to seeing wolves and bears in a natural sanctuary. What we saw were one wolf and one bear in what can only be described as Guantanamo Bay like penitentiary. The animals appeared to be extremely depressed. We left after only 10-15 minutes...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went and enjoyed the inside display of large stuffed animals, but was a bit disappointed with the wolf display. Only had 2 wolves who were just laying around. I understand they don't work hang out on demand, but thought there would be more. The...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 6 days ago

At first we were surprised at the price per person, but learned that you can come back the next day for free if you show your receipt. Inside you'll find a small and well-developed museum area with stuffed wolves, bears and other small wild creatures....More

Thank bandman58
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went twice because this place is so cool. Live grizzly's and wolves in a natural habitat. The bear feedings are real highlight. A suggestion for Board of Directors of this fine not-for-profit organization. Indicate on your signage that you have live animals. We almost...More

Thank Wes H
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are animals that can't live on their own but they seemed to enjoy their surroundings. The bears were so much fun to watch when they opened the enclosure for them to eat. People of all ages were there and everyone seemed to love watching...More

Thank Jane3505
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous place. Very educational and they have several wolfs, Grizzly Bears. a couple times a day they do feedings and talk about the animals. They also have birds Eagle's.

Thank peppersky2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on our last day in yellowstone. Lots of great information on bear safety. Girls loved bear exhibit and watching the beats find food. Watched video on the wolf packs reintroduced to yellowstone. wolf exhibit was great and we heard them howling as we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like informational stops, this is a must. You'll learn a lot about the animals through the different displays. If you would rather do anything other than learn, you should still stop and see the live animals. They have 7 bears with interesting personalities...More

Thank Randy C
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Connie269
18 July 2017|
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Response from Renee T | Reviewed this property |
Also, the admission is good for two consecutive days, so you can plan accordingly.
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bagaducemom
6 March 2017|
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Response from Tarla P | Reviewed this property |
The animals are outdoors, yes. But, they have indoor viewing stations. There is a small warming hut where you can watch the bears. And in a different building, a room with huge windows allows you to watch the wolves.
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Stephanie M
27 June 2016|
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Response from Dazzle34 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say a morning or afternoon would be good. The talks are interesting and feel free to talk to the employees. They are vert informative. Whole daymight be too much.they had some nice programs for kids and the 8 year old... More
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